Articles by Pat Milligan

Cosplay Contest & Guest Judges!

RetroGameCon 5 Announcement! We’re pleased to announce that RetroGameCon 5 will feature a HUGE cosplay contest with over $1000 in prizes! As usual, we will be hosting a number of extremely talented cosplay special guests at the show, including our 2017 Guest Judges Destinyamber, smzeldarules, Rabbit in the Moon [Read More]

Music At RetroGameCon 5!

MUSICAL GUESTS ANNOUNCEMENT! Today is the first official day of summer and that means things are ramping up for RetroGameCon 5! News and info about this year’s epic 5-year anniversary show will be coming fast in the coming months, and we’re starting out by announcing [Read More]

2017 Vendor Tables 50% Sold Out!

Just a reminder that we’re still accepting vendor applications for RetroGameCon 5! We’re getting very close to sold out on “artist” tables, so if you are an artist please get your application in ASAP! We’re 50% sold on regular marketplace vendors as well, so if [Read More]

Upcoming Event: International Tabletop Day 2017!

RetroGameCon & Play the Game Read the Story present: Geek and Sundry’s International Tabletop Day 2017! Join us on Saturday, April 29th from 11:00AM until 9:00PM as we gather at PTG:RTS (689 North Clinton Street, Syracuse – same building as Spaghetti Warehouse) for a day [Read More]

RetroGameCon 5: Coming November 18th-19th, 2017 in Syracuse, NY!

Hey, gamers and convention-goers! We’re happy to announce that we’ve secured dates for this year’s convention! On Saturday, November 18th, and Sunday, November 19th, we’ll be celebrating our FIFTH anniversary with RetroGameCon 5 at the Oncenter in downtown Syracuse! We can’t believe it’s been nearly 5 [Read More]


RETROGAMECON RECAP! Where to begin? RetroGameCon 2016 was a blast! We’re sore, tired, and physically and emotionally drained, but we had a phenomenal time and we are incredibly thankful to everyone who came out and supported our show this past weekend. Some shows are all [Read More]


As you can imagine, things are crazy at RGC headquarters getting ready for RetroGameCon 2016. We wanted to take a moment to talk about some specific details for this weekend: SHOW VENUE: The Nicholas J Pirro Convention Center (Oncenter) at 800 S. State Street, Syracuse, [Read More]

Things to do at RetroGameCon 2016

There are countless activities for gamers of all ages at RetroGameCon, from cosplay contests to ultra-competitive gaming tournaments. Here are some of the things to do at RetroGameCon: Vendors: Nearly 100 unique vendors with over 200 tables of games, consoles, and art to browse. Exhibitors: [Read More]